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The Future of Clinical Education is Simulation

Today marks a milestone at HCA Healthcare. Its TriStar Division in Nashville celebrates the one-year anniversary of its first-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art simulation learning center (SLC) for nurses. The simulation learning center replicates real-life scenarios nurses may experience at the hospital bedside, allowing them to perfect clinical practice without patient risk. “Our nurses appreciate the benefits of continued education…
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What is an embolization procedure and why is it performed

According to a statement released Monday afternoon by the White House, First Lady Melania Trump underwent an embolization procedure to treat a “benign kidney condition”. The White House said the “procedure was successful and there were no complications.” Mrs. Trump is expected to remain in the hospital for the duration of the week to recover. Based on…
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Parkridge Health, mobile app empowers everyday heroes to save lives

When your heart stops pumping blood, the brain and other organs begin to shut down. After approximately eight minutes, irreversible brain damage begins to occur. For every unaided minute that passes in sudden cardiac arrest, the chance of survival decreases by 10 percent. This is why Barry Bell, director of cardiac services at HCA Healthcare’s…
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Star honored during yearlong HCA 50th celebration

Star Sellers has history with TriStar Centennial Medical Center, HCA Healthcare’s earliest hospital in Nashville. It was where her grandmother was treated, back when it was known as Park View Hospital; it was this hospital’s caregivers that tended to her beloved father and grandfather before they passed away; and it was the place her mother…
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Exemplary nursing practice across HCA

There are many words used to describe the excellent patient care and committed nurses found on units across HCA Healthcare—family, committed, exemplary, team, compassion, cohesive, phenomenal and amazing. HCA is proud to celebrate its third annual Unit of Distinction ceremony, recognizing the nursing teams inside affiliate hospitals that display exemplary performance. HCA nursing executives recognized…
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Mom Testimonial: Wrapping up the year with gratitude to TriStar Skyline Medical Center

“We are not ready to give up.” Those words are etched in Tammy Westrich’s memory forever. Darrell Hunt, MD, associate trauma medical director at TriStar Skyline Medical Center, told her that after a horrific car crash put her daughter, Karey, in the hospital’s trauma intensive care unit (TICU) and a six-weeks-long coma. She was as…
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